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Recent articles by Jason:

Nationals vs. Yankees weather forecast: Patchy rain will make it a damp exhibition, if it happens

Periods of light rain are likely. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Some rain today and chilly on Tuesday, but nice springlike weather follows

We’ll have some rain this afternoon and evening, but then we enjoy dry weather for much of the rest of the week. → Read More

Cherry blossoms reach ‘peduncle elongation,’ two stages away from peak bloom

The blossoms are on track to reach peak bloom in the first week of April. → Read More

Two tropical cyclones, comparable to hurricanes, are about to strike Australia

The storms, Trevor and Veronica, are expected to bring damaging winds, flooding rain, and a dangerous storm surge on opposite ends of Australia's northern coast. → Read More

NOAA warns of ‘unprecedented’ spring flood season that may become ‘more dire’ in coming weeks

The disastrous flood season is predicted to expand and grow more severe. → Read More

It’s dumping snow on Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains

A winter storm warning is in effect, calling for as much as six inches. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Perhaps some snowflakes on this chilly Monday, but then a sunny dry spell

Temperatures most days this week should reach the 50s with little or no precipitation. → Read More

FCC to auction off wireless spectrum that could interfere with vital weather data, rejecting requests from U.S. House and science agencies

The FCC is prioritizing advancing 5G wireless technology over concerns about possible impacts on weather data. → Read More

Extreme storm in the central U.S. may generate blizzard, flooding and severe storms midweek

The zone from Texas north through the Dakotas and Minnesota is likely to be hit hardest. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Springlike weather takes charge while winter steps back

Chilly conditions, though, try to make a comeback this weekend. → Read More

Critical weather data threatened by FCC ‘spectrum’ proposal, Commerce Dept. and NASA say

This same spectrum is coveted by commercial wireless providers for their next-generation 5G networks. → Read More

Some conversational snow is likely in Washington area on Friday

Any accumulation will be limited mostly to grassy areas. → Read More

The United States just had its wettest winter on record

U.S. precipitation has now been unsurpassed over the last three-, six- and 12-months. → Read More

‘Most spectacular’ and rare lightning display electrifies Southern California

In two hours, over 16,000 lightning pulses, 2,000 cloud flashes and 1,000 cloud-to-ground strikes were detected. → Read More

Cherry blossom forecast: Peak bloom in Washington around April 3

We predict a peak bloom between April 1 and 5, which is near the long-term average. → Read More

Review: Why Sunday’s snow forecast was mostly a bust

This wasn’t our greatest forecast. → Read More

D.C.-area forecast: Very cold but dry into Thursday, then turning a little unsettled

Highs Monday through Thursday have a hard time escaping the 30s. → Read More

A wintry mess Sunday: Accumulating snow north and west of Washington and a sloppy mix around town

Winter storm warning issued for up to 6 inches of snow in our colder areas. → Read More

A March lion! Wintry mix likely Friday night and again late Sunday. Abnormally cold next week.

Some snow and ice accumulation is possible tonight in our colder areas. → Read More

Snow and wintry mix could cause some trouble for Friday morning’s commute

The best chance of disruptive amounts of snow is north of the Beltway. → Read More